EVER FELT A CALLING TO HELP THOSE WITH MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES?

THIS IS

YOUR ANSWER.

Introducing the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program (PMHNP)

We’re facing a shortage of healthcare workers who specialize in mental health. Our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHMP) program prepares graduates for advanced specialty practice with a dual emphasis on intervention through psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. PMHNPs intervene with vulnerable populations and promote mental health across the lifespan.

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    Two paths for PMHNP specialization

    MSN degree track

    designed for bachelor'S-prepared
    nurses

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    Post-graduate certificate track

    designed for master's
    and DNP-prepared nurses

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A critical need

The world needs mental health providers now more than ever. Our programs prepare advanced practice nurses to manage:

  • Psychiatric mental health disorders
  • Medical organic brain disorders
  • Substance abuse problems
  • Complex co-occurring disease processes and disorders across the lifespan to deliver primary and preventive care
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28.2%

Nursing-related

mental health job growth

38.3%

Nurse Practitioner job growth

in Illinois

$100K

Median

salary

for APRNs

Get Your Certification

Upon completion of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner MSN and post-graduate certificate programs, individuals will be eligible to sit for the psychiatric mental certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

100% ONLINE COURSEWORK

ONLY 4 IN-PERSON WEEKEND LABS*

CLINICAL PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

*Labs required for the degree option only.

Complete coursework on your schedule

-anytime, anywhere.

Simulate real-world scenarios in our intensive, skill-building labs at our state-of-the-art facility in Oak Brook.

Leverage your existing network or work with us to find the proper clinical placement. Our valued partners are vital to the Oak Point community.

You can become a

mental health expert!

Contact an Admissions Ambassador at Oak Point University to find out how to take this next step towards advancing your nursing career and serving the community!


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